|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten - 12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and other learning differences.|
|Total Students||108 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||30%
State avg.: 27%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||40 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||3:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||50%|
|Average Class Size||6 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(Khaki pants and polos)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|% on Financial Aid||60%|
|Admissions Director||Dana Bender|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketball, Bowling,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Committed to honoring the unique learning style of each student and leading them on the path to academic success.
For 25 years, Chesapeake Bay Academy (CBA) has been transforming the lives of Hampton Roads children and their families. At CBA we embrace each child’s unique learning style, creating new, specialized pathways to academic and social success. By relieving the stress and frustration that often accompany academic struggle, CBA helps students develop into confident and enthusiastic learners. Our students flourish in a safe, supportive environment that encourages their intellectual, social, creative, physical and ethical growth.Chesapeake Bay Academy is an invaluable resource to the Hampton Roads community, filling a critical need and providing essential services to intelligent children who struggle to learn in traditional school settings. CBA’s 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio, multisensory instruction and project-based curriculum offer our students the opportunity to develop a true love of learning. Small classrooms, Individualized Instruction Plans and caring, highly-trained teachers lay the foundation for programs designed to ensure the academic achievement of each student. CBA empowers students with tools for success in school and beyond. Graduates leave CBA with the skills, strategies and confidence necessary to realize their full potential.
The mission of Chesapeake Bay Academy is to educate students through academic programs individualized to address their learning differences, empowering them with the skills and confidence necessary for success in higher education, careers and life.
The vision of Chesapeake Bay Academy is to continuously improve an educational environment where students value diversity and families embrace each child’s uniqueness.
Chesapeake Bay Academy is committed to the individual success of students of all races, creeds, ethnic origins, and socio-economic backgrounds who can benefit from the school’s specialized programs.
Chesapeake Bay Academy is committed to providing a supportive, challenging, and safe environment in which students, who demonstrate a discrepancy between academic achievement and aptitude, build self-esteem, discover their capabilities, address their educational differences, and acquire strategies for success.
Chesapeake Bay Academy is committed to a dynamic curriculum individualized for each student by specific educational plans implemented through multi-sensory instruction, experiences with leading technologies, and close interactions with adult mentors.
Profile last updated: 03/11/2015
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